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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1638

Erskine Caldwell letters to Alfred Morang

Overview

Letters of American novelist Erskine Caldwell to artist Alfred Morang.

Dates

  • 1930-1955

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists of letters by Caldwell to his friend the artist and author Alfred Morang. Includes discussion of Caldwell's writing and its publication; his work as a screenwriter in Hollywood; and his problems with would-be censors, especially with the dramatization of his novel Tobacco Road. Also a few clippings.

Biographical / Historical

Caldwell was an American novelist.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

61M-15. Gift of Mrs. Harold A. Robinson; received: 1961.
Title
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-. Erskine Caldwell letters to Alfred Morang, 1930-1955: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00796

Repository Details

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